Covid Days by Samhuinn Watt

You can check out a video of the author reading this poem over on the Unchained Media Scotland Facebook Page by clicking here.  Covid days, six weeks in, or more? Maybe eight? I can‘t really tell anymore,Still staring at the same four blank walls, same ceiling, the same unswept floor.And the world that we‘ll have … Continue reading Covid Days by Samhuinn Watt

Breathe by Victoria Sullivan

You can check out a video of the author reading this poem over on the Unchained Media Scotland Facebook Page by clicking here.  ‘I can’t breathe’, rasps the patientDown the COVID HelplineAn ambulance takes him awayAs blue light sirens whine ‘I can’t breathe’, is whisperedIt’s time to ventilateDoctors, nurses, heroesDecreasing the death rate ‘I can’t … Continue reading Breathe by Victoria Sullivan

The Lies by Victoria Sullivan

You can check out a video of the author reading this poem over on the Unchained Media Scotland Facebook Page by clicking here.  We’re supposed to believe the wiseThose guys in tiesAnd scientists that analyseBut they wear a disguiseAnd your loved one diesWithout any goodbyesAnd you know it’s all lies Those in power deceiveThey make … Continue reading The Lies by Victoria Sullivan

2020 Vision by Victoria Sullivan

You can check out a video of the author reading this poem over on the Unchained Media Scotland Facebook Page by clicking here.  It’s become so clear, with striking endless cloudless skies Vivid colours, brilliant hues Are dazzling our eyes It’s become so clear, with sunshine Brightening up our weary days That the world has … Continue reading 2020 Vision by Victoria Sullivan

The Unknown by Victoria Sullivan

You can check out a video of the author reading this poem over on the Unchained Media Scotland Facebook Page by clicking here. It's unknown exactly what brought it Or what it is makes it so fierce Why it has spread through the whole, wide world Bringing heartache, sorrow and tears It's unknown when you … Continue reading The Unknown by Victoria Sullivan

Poem #7 by Lorenzo Dozier

Love is a feeling that cannot be explained, it gives me butterflies and makes me go insane Love don’t have to call me every second of the hour Love just has to care enough, and give us power In all the times we have fought through the darkest nights, Love has always been the shining … Continue reading Poem #7 by Lorenzo Dozier

Dear S. by Laura Lodahl

The way you say 'Earth' sounds ancient. You are from the home of my soul, a place whose beauty breaks my heart time and time again. You call mountains ‘beinns’, valleys ‘glens’ and lakes 'lochs’. Its meandering rivers are your veins and the forests your lungs; every day you give me life. Now I am … Continue reading Dear S. by Laura Lodahl

The Mask by Victoria Sullivan

You can check out a video of the author reading this poem over on the Unchained Media Scotland Facebook Page by clicking here. I wear a mask, as it protects From germs of those who’re ill I wear a mask, so can’t transmit The virus that can kill I wear a mask - my customs … Continue reading The Mask by Victoria Sullivan

Poem #6 by Lorenzo Dozier

Is this really the land of opportunities or has the government created a system to tear down our communities? Every day someone fears to go outside, takes a bullet to the brain And then you die from the second we are born The world taught us how to self-hate Ever think of a reason why … Continue reading Poem #6 by Lorenzo Dozier

3 am by Laura Lodahl

You know this space, Right there, right between shoulder and ear, Just big enough for you to rest your head at night. This is where you seek shelter, From your nightmares and your demons. You have buried your dreams there and your hopes. It’s where the things left unsaid are waiting for us, Waiting to … Continue reading 3 am by Laura Lodahl

Dreams on Hold by Victoria Sullivan

You can check out a video of the author reading this poem over on the Unchained Media Scotland Facebook Page by clicking here. On this, a very significant day Allow your heart to be light A force that has stopped the world in its tracks Has taken your dreams out of sight In sweeping the … Continue reading Dreams on Hold by Victoria Sullivan

When My Blood Flows in the Street by Sonia Okereke

When my blood flows in the street                                                                                                  … Continue reading When My Blood Flows in the Street by Sonia Okereke

The Quiet by Victoria Sullivan

You can check out a video of the author reading this poem over on the Unchained Media Scotland Facebook Page by clicking here. Do we have to return from The Quiet? Do we have to return to the noise? The bustle, the rush, the loudness of life Where everyone raises their voice? Do we have … Continue reading The Quiet by Victoria Sullivan

Impermanence by David McGowran

You can check out a video of the author reading this poem over on the Unchained Media Scotland Facebook Page by clicking here. The river wends its watery way through the path of least resistance, It knows there is only one way doon the force of gravity dictates this It cuts a channel oot tae … Continue reading Impermanence by David McGowran

Poem #5 by Lorenzo Dozier

He stripped away my dignity, layer by layer until I did not recognize the person I saw in the mirror. I never forgot about the things you did to me in the dark Who gave you the right to touch me like an object on display? Did your hands malfunction? Did it lose control? Did … Continue reading Poem #5 by Lorenzo Dozier